Sometimes by doing something differently it can change everything.

“Great businesses are not built by extraordinary people but by ordinary people doing extraordinary things.” Michael Gerber The E Myth Revisited. I recently discovered audiobooks. I don’t have time to read and my eyesight is not as good as it was just a few years ago but I have discovered that I enjoy audiobooks. I…

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Talking To: Kelly Brown about the Baby Summit and learning in general

Kelly Brown has so much going on in her life. A fantastic business photographing newborns, teaching on creative live and speaking and teaching around the world. She does the most amazing work and wins awards everywhere….. and yet she always has time to talk to us. Thank you again Kelly and see you at the…

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Boots and all!! Go 100% pro

So many times I have seen discussions about what makes a professional photographer. Here is my opinion. You need to know your craft. You need to have some training and experience to be able to produce a good job every time and not just fluke the occasional good shot. Craft is always what you need…

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Post Production Overload!! HELP!!!!!

For every moment that you spend working on client files, you lose a moment with your family, with your loved ones, with yourself. There are so many photographers that are working like crazy people but are not making money. There are a number of things that could be causing the issue here so let’s see…

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Are you overworking your clients to compensate for what you charge?

I did a newborn shoot today at the home of a new client. The shoot was at 9.30am and I was finished at 10.40am. No nappy changes, baby only (didn’t want family shots), no feeding required and baby slept beautifully. The dream shoot. Images are amazing and the family are very happy. What they were…

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Finding your Peer Tribe – inspired by the wonderful Seth Godin

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2014/07/finding-your-peer-group.html I love Seth Godin’s blog. A marketing guru on the internet, I often spend an hour or so catching up on Seth’s blogs. Today I came across this blog about finding your peer group. “Your peer group are people with similar dreams, goals and worldviews. They are people who will push you in exchange…

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TGMB is about to begin.

Anyone who knows me knows that I just adore Sue Bryce. I have written many blog posts about her and every time Sue Bryce teaches on Creative Live I watch it. She inspires me. We both came from the era of glamour photography but our paths have gone in different directions. I can really relate…

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